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Re: syslinux F1..F6 screens

On Fri, Aug 31, 2007 at 12:45:08PM +0200, Javier Fernandez-Sanguino wrote:
> 2007/8/31, Colin Watson <cjwatson@debian.org>:
> > I am part-way through merging the system that we use to i18nise the boot
> > screens, but generating the syslinux files correctly is a non-trivial
> > job and I have not yet finished it. This would at least allow building
> > custom images with translated boot screens.
> That would be really great. Custom images are still something people
> might like to do for "special" CDs / DVDs for trade shows,
> conferences, et al. So no having those extensions might not be much of
> an issue.

It would also be nice to have the easy ability of a pure-text boot as
this tends to work a lot better when using serial-over-lan (ipmi stuff)
then a graphical boot.

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